Millions of tourists visit Bali every year – and they waste hundreds of tonnes of food while they are there. Leftovers from spicy banquets, over-provisioned picnics and un-sampled buffet breakfasts all add to the waste. But one smart tech entrepreneur has swapped his skills in cash handling to food handling – and helped feed hungry villagers in the process.
Imported food-dependent Singapore consumes a lot and wastes a lot too. A recent study reveals just how much is lost from farm to market, and wasted at the dining table.